Live Synth set-ups for pure electronic noise

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Live Synth set-ups for pure electronic noise

Post by tom Cadillac » Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:10 am

I'v been getting a bit bored with the whole keyboard pitch thing and wanted to just make yummy electronic sounds live.

This is the setup I came up with -.......
Darkstar fed into a alesis bitrman --the difficult dark star has a brilliant feature where you can audition a sound by pressing down on a button and I can put the bitrman on top and just press down - (rhythmicly if needed.) and just get noise.
Then I'v added a Dod grunge pedal to switch on and off with my foot and I'm thinking of a foot pedal to add in chorus and delay as needed.
This bunch of stuff is NOISY. Can't wait to crank it up and explore......

Anyone else just getting up there without a keyboard at the moment?
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Post by divineaudio » Sun Jul 29, 2007 3:52 pm

who needs the synth? i did a 20 minute noise set two weeks ago with just an sp202 and a bunch of pedals. feedback loops and realtime resampling are fun. :twisted:

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Post by JSRockit » Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:52 pm

Check out the bugbrand stuff as well as the trogotronics stuff.
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Post by Shleed » Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:58 pm

Consider the modular route, at your own risk of course.

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Post by sacredcow » Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:00 pm

If you can find a fender rumble 60 bass amp, I can tell you how to have loads of fun...
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Post by Tyler2000 » Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:21 pm

I recently hooked my ER-1 and EA-1 in a feedback loop, but not live. It was cool to rhythmically process the drums through the decimater and ring mod back through it's own ring mod and so on.

I like to perform with alot of bent devices. My next noise set may include the EA-1
so what do I put down here now?

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Post by dthestampede » Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:33 pm

sirkut, audible disease, king capital punishment, mid fi, and l.a.l. are some companies you should look into. in particular the sirkut snb and kcp glamour box

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Re: Live Synth set-ups for pure electronic noise

Post by Soundwave » Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:38 pm

tom Cadillac wrote:
Anyone else just getting up there without a keyboard at the moment?
Yup! 8) (Well eventually :? )

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Post by Spike Vincent » Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:36 am

Whilst it has a pseudo keyboard,the EA1 is capable of some seriously unpleasant noises.My current noise oriented set up is the EA1, 2 shortwave radios and lots of toys and FX.
Currently plugged in to the mixer :
Korg EA1,Korg MS10 and some shortwave radios.

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Post by ewblank » Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:55 pm

I was doing the noise thing for about a year before I started getting bored with it, but at the time, my setup was all non-keyboard, and consisted of the following:

Yamaha SU-10 sampler
Alesis AirSynth
Korg Er-1
Realistic reverb
Various FX pedal loops

Synths and gear I own: Juno-6, Moog Rouge, Yamaha FB-01, Boss DR-110 & TR-505, Casio SK-1, Yamaha AN200, Roland D2, Korg ER-1, various mini-kybds and home-made circuit bent thingies.

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